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Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament Results

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The results are in from the 2011 Calusa Blueway kayak fishing tournament. This marked the 6th kayak fishing tournament of the 10-day canoe and kayak festival along the Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail benefiting the Great Calusa Blueway and the Society for Ethical Ecotourism. Of the 44 registered kayak anglers only 10 were able to SLAM “catch a Redfish, Snook, and Seatrout”. Ben Homola of Fort Myers FL took first place with a total of 71.25” winning the grand prize a fully rigged Hobie Pro Angler.

Name Redfish Seatrout Snook Total Length
Ben Homola 23.5" 17.75" 30" 71.25"
John Lee 20.75" 17.5" 25.25" 63.5"
Josh Harvel 20.5" 18" 20.5" 59"
George Yak 19.5" 14.5" 24.5" 58.5"
Travis Rupe 13" 23.5" 19.5" 56"

Other winners include:

Youth Angler: Matt Harvel

Lady Angler: Jean McElroy

Big Red: John Donahue

Big Seatrout: David Shields

Big Snook: Ben Homola

Please visit www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com for more information about the Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival and the Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament.


 

About the Author: Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com and the Founder of YakSushi Media. He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of two little "Sushi's" and everyday tech ninja.

Last modified on Monday, 07 November 2011 20:29
Mark Watanabe

Mark "YakSushi" Watanabe is the Co. Founder of YakAngler.com, "He built this site!". He considers himself a mediocre fisherman and an unexceptional writer. He's the devoted father of a ton of little sushis (Air Quotes) and everyday tech ninja.

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# jvanpelt89 2011-11-08 08:42
That was a tough tournament. The weather didn't really help, the winds were blowing almost 20mph in some areas which made it extremely hard to fish Pine Island Sound. Definitely give props to the 10 people that managed to slam.
 

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